Our Latest News

Mt Field NP, Hastings Cave & Pool and Wellington Park closed - Friday 25 Jan

24/01/2019

As a result of the total fire ban and current fire weather forecast for strong winds, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) advises that Mt Field National Park and Hastings Caves and Thermal Pool will be closed on Friday 25 January 2019.More

PWS Campfire restrictions extended statewide

23/01/2019

PWS has extended the current campfire restrictions state-wide in national parks and reserves until further notice.More

Hartz Peak Track Closed

21/01/2019

PWS advises that the Hartz Peak Track in Hartz Mountains National Park has been closed until further notice due to increased fire risk.More

Managing our Parks and Reserves

Management Plans, Site Plans and Other Publications

A wide range of Statutory and Non-Statutory National Parks and Reserved Lands management plans, site plans, walking track management strategies and other publications are available online.

  • Bushfire Management & Planned Burns

    Information on bushfire management, planned burns and the role of fire in Tasmanian ecology.

  • Permits and Forms

    Forms and permits related to Parks and Wildlife Service.

  • Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

    Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service's system for monitoring, evaluation and reporting evidence of management progress, achievements and challenges across Tasmania's national parks and reserves, including World Heritage Areas. Includes links to evaluation reports and other resources.

  • Fly Neighbourly Advice

    This is an understanding between locally-based scenic flight and charter operators and the PWS to operate in an agreed responsible manner.